Asus M51AC

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAsus M51AC  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK M51AC
Memory4.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130725
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 18 '20 at 04:02
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770S-$329
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
51.8% Above average
Memory 51.4
1-Core 69.4
2-Core 160
52% 93.5 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 505
49% 393 Pts
64-Core 469
32% 469 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
EVGA(3842 2774) 2GB
CLim: 1267 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 97.3
Parallax 161
32% 127 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 144
Splatting 80.6
40% 112 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 473
Write 416
Mixed 367
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 58.2
195% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 271
210% 287 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 123%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2012)-$40
174GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 71 72 72 71 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 76.5
Write 79.5
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 71.3
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 61%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
140GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 105 104 105 104 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66% Good
Read 124
Write 103
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 106
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 66%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
486GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 89 90 91 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 102
Write 52.2
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 90.2
56% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55%
Great: 115%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$90
321GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 171 170 173 171 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 119
Write 124
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 171
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2
359% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-PB 0423 Team-Elite-1333 Kingston ASU16D3LU1KBG/8G 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.6% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 12.7
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 7.6
24% 8.27 GB/s
Latency 156
26% 156 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M51AC Builds (Compare 1,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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System: Asus M51AC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $380
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